Massacre in duck yard

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cornfedhogedito, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. cornfedhogedito

    cornfedhogedito Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not such a good day today. Went to check on the ducks this morning and found 2 Raven's and 2 of my ducks dead and 1 missing, 2 more wounded and 2 visibly shaken.

    Do I need to worry about momma duck grieving over the loss of Mr. Rubber Ducky? Or is that just a human thing?

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  2. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks True BYC Addict

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    Oh boy that's terrible. So sorry.
    They might be upset. You may just have to wait and see.
    I would be concerned about what got them. Any ideas?
     
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  3. That is awful......Ravens killed my friends Ducks last spring also........Cover your run.......Ravens are smart and will be back for the rest........She will mourn a few days.......


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  4. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks True BYC Addict

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    Ravens kill ducks? I didn't know that...
    Thank you, now I will shoot at them when I see one
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Are Raven same as Crows or from the same family we don't have ravens but we have lots of Crows. I know they will take young but never heard of them attacking and killing adult ducks.
     
  6. Crows are smaller than Ravens.....Not as aggressive either..........Ravens are buggers and will kill puppies left outside also.....


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  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Thanks chickens really
     
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  8. cornfedhogedito

    cornfedhogedito Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These Raven's are HUGE. I am going to try and get them in the morning
     
  9. It is illegal to shoot a Raven.........


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  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Ravens must be the size of Buzzards then we have huge buzzards here thankfully they just clean up dead animals. Our biggest threats are hawks we have them year round.
     

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